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Polish Post Office Museum

Obroncow Poczty 1-2, Gdansk 80-800, Poland
+48 58 301 76 11 ‎
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Ranked #17 of 45 attractions in Gdansk
Type: Museums
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English first
Top Contributor
167 reviews 167 reviews
70 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

We did not go into the museum here but did go into the eerie courtyard where the postal workers were shot in 1939. A must see in the city. The monument outside is also worth seeing

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Guelph, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A very small but important museum. A must see in my opinion. I remember visiting it as a child with my mom who explained the history of it to me and my brother. Back then it was just a small display, now years later, it has finally received the space and recognition for how important those small pockets of resistance... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

This must be one of the most underrated sights that we saw in our trip through Poland. This museum is a must see when visiting Gdansk. The history of the postal workers, their resistance and the plight that they suffered was just heart wrenching. The museum is small, and well worth the visit

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Washington DC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

The large monument symbolized the struggle of the Polish People. Inside the museum are artifacts and materials showing historical events that occurred in Poland, specifically in Gdansk. It is inspiring and educational. Some of the materials are described in English so you will not be totally lost. The museum is nestled among homes and businesses that it looks like any... More

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This museum was very fascinating knowledge that you don't normally hear about. The museum is small but really good. I would recommend it

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Somerset NJ
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The Nazi attack on the Polish Post Office in Danzig on September 1, 1939 was an event of historic importance, but its full meaning is not always understood. One cannot underestimate the courage of the workers there, but is important to understand that not everyone working there was engaged in the delivery of letters from Poland. There is considerable evidence... More

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Warrington England
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72 reviews 72 reviews
11 attraction reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

A museum which makes you cry! Built around a tale of war-time oppression, this is a museum which nicely captures a moment in time and celebrates the heroic actions of ordinary people trying to protect a valuable heritage. This is only a small museum, but it packs a punch! ...and don't miss the 'wall' at the rear of the museum.... More

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Top Contributor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

This little museum (part was closed when we were there) is a fascinating testament to the bravery and dedication of the postal workers in September 1939.

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North Yorkshire
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4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Incredibly moving experience. The monument situated very close by is in itself moving. Once again the courage of Polish civilians is displayed and the atrocities committed against them leave one sad and confused.

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Milan, Italy
14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Just some memorabillia and documents are displayed in one of the rooms inside the post office...actually not that worth to visit except your are absolutly in to WW2 history

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